Evidence shows Craig Wright may not be Bitcoin creator

  • 03/05/2016 at 04:07 by It's a Gadget Staff
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BitCoin LogoAs previously mentioned on It’s a Gadget, Australian Craig Wright outed himself as the creator of Bitcoin, Nakamoto Satoshi. This is being heavily disputed, however.

Facts against Wright

Technology sites and blogs have gone about debunking White’s claim. Old blog posts were created and manipulated by Wright to contain information point to him. The PGP key connected to Satoshi isn’t connected to Wright. Apparently the PGP cipher-suites weren’t available at the time. The metadata involved gave this away as a fake. No evidence can be found on the keyservers from 2011 or any older key server dumps.

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Craig Wright outs self as BitCoin creator

  • 02/05/2016 at 23:30 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Craig Wright BitcoinAfter years of speculation, Australian entrepreneur and computer scientist Craig Wright has outed himself as mysterious BitCoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.

We have previously done two stories on the strange story of recluse and believed BitCoin founder Nakamoto. First was the reveal of who he was believed to be, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man living in California. The second was on his vehement denial that he had anything to do with the crypto-currency.

Now it looks like he may have been telling the truth about his lack of involvement.

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A Look at the new HP Chromebook 13

  • 30/04/2016 at 16:24 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Laptops

HP Chromebook 13HP has shown off their newly released Chromebook 13. It is the latest laptop to run the Chrome OS, but for a much more affordable price than other models.

The Chrome OS has been an interesting platform with a handful of drawbacks that have kept it from really taking off. Mainly limitations created by the nature of the system, such as having to have a stable internet connection to even begin using it. Faulty hardware could make a new laptop almost immediately obsolete.

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FBI informed Apple of iOS vulnerability

  • 28/04/2016 at 22:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Security KeyApple has confirmed that the FBI has let them know of an iOS vulnerability in their software that could have an impact on their security. This information was shared on April 14, 2016.

The security features of Apple software has been in the news even more than usual, lately. The FBI had previously attempted to push Apple into giving it access to information in San Bernadino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s iPhone following the December 2, 2015 terrorist attack that left 14 dead, 22 injured.

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OLO 3D Printer successfully raised $2.3 Million on Kickstarter

Olo 3D PrinterImagine being able to use your phone to print in 3D. That’s what the OLO 3D printer, found on Kickstarter, enables you to do. The process is simple on Android, iOS or Windows phones. Get the OLO, install the app on a smartphone with a flat screen and you’re ready to print.

The OLO 3D printer is usable for beginners or experts. It requires no specialist knowledge to create 3D prints. Cloud software is used to store your designs. Users are able to upload their designs, keep them private or share them with others. If you’re especially proud of your design, you can charge other users a small fee for its use.

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Acer announced new Switch Alpha 12 PCs

  • 24/04/2016 at 17:58 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Acer Switch Alpha 12Acer has announced a new series of Windows 10 run PC’s called the Switch Alpha 12. They are the latest to try the detachable style for a more flexible notebook.

The video showing off the features of the new Switch Alpha 12 boast an innovative cooling system that will allegedly boost performance. But the real plus is the detachable screen.

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Google Play podcast feature is officially available

  • 19/04/2016 at 23:08 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Google Play PodcastGoogle Play podcast has been announced this week by Google and marks their jumping into the media of the modern age. They will be providing access through their store for podcasts, and launching an auto suggest feature to go along with it.

For those who haven’t been living under a rock, podcasts have become a regular part of life. Offering a unique form of entertainment you can’t get anywhere else, they have largely taken over the role that radio once did. But the flexible nature of downloading and listening at your leisure has shot them above the traditional format by leaps and bounds.

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